Friday, April 12, 2013
Nominations are being accepted.
Upper St. Clair School District administration is seeking nominees for its next Upper St. Clair High School halls of fame class. Each year, former students, staff members and/or volunteers from Upper St. Clair High School can be nominated for entry into the three halls of fame—Academics, Arts and Athletics. There are certain guidelines for nomination.: • CRITERIA FOR STUDENT INDUCTEES A former student must meet the following criteria to be considered for the three halls of fame. The individual must be a graduate of Upper St. Clair High School and must be away from the high school for at least five years. The individual must have made a positive contribution during high school as well as significant achievements after leaving high school. …
Friday, March 22, 2013
The Upper St. Clair boys’ and girls’ swim teams placed high in both the WPIALs and state championships.
The Upper St. Clair boys’ and girls’ swim teams placed high in both the WPIALs and state championships. The boys’ team finished second overall at WPIALs and the in fifth place in states. The girls’ team placed third in the WPIALs and ninth in states. Both teams were Section 4 champions. The boys set four pools records. Both the boys and girls each set two team records.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Players gathered at the high school this week.
The Upper St. Clair School Board and district administrators honored the high school's boys' soccer team on Monday night. The team won the PIAA championship in November. "We couldn't win the section, couldn't win WPIALs, so we thought we might as well win the state championship," joked head coach Uwe Schneider, a German teacher at Boyce Middle School. The Panthers beat Wilson High School 1-0, after losing in the state championship game last year. "They played the best game of the season and these guys really deserved to be state champs," said Schneider, who is now the coach of three state championship team. Superintendent Patrick O'Toole and school board President Barbara Bolas presented each player with a certificate and cafeteria gift …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Upper St. Clair boys soccer moves on to the PIAA tournament.
The Upper St. Clair boys soccer team is looking ahead to the state tournament this week after losing the WPIAL championship. After beating Canon-McMillan twice during the regular season, they lost Saturday night 1-0. The winning goal was made by Canon-Mac's Josh Kruczek. First round of the PIAA begains Tuesday night. The Panthers will play Erie McDowell at 7 p.m. at Fairview High School. If they win, they will play the winner of Canon-McMillan and Peters Township. Click here to find the full bracket. Do you have photos of the boys soccer team? Share them with all the Patch readers by clicking the "Upload Photos and Videos" tab to the right. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook
Monday, October 22, 2012
The WPIAL has had six cases this school year in which it ruled athletes ineligible for transferring with athletic intent overturned by the PIAA.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
It's a switch that may have surprised some people, but Jim Smith believes it was the right decision for him.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Dominating performance pushes Upper St. Clair to 5-0.
To add your own pictures from the game, click on "Upload Photos and Videos" above. Don't hesitate to include photos of the marching band, cheerleaders, coaches and fans! Full statistics (including play-by-play) are available in the media gallery above. Upper St. Clair High School won the opening coin toss. Simply, it was a sign of things to come. The host Panthers (5-0, 5-0) dominated Baldwin High School (1-4, 1-4) on Friday night in a WPIAL AAAA Southeastern Conference football game, racing out to a 20-0 first-quarter lead and finishing with an impressive 47-6 victory. Upper St. Clair never punted in the game, and when the Panthers' junior wide receiver Mike McGuire returned the second half's opening kickoff for a 92-yard touchdown—USC …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Megan Adamo is the first Upper St. Clair High School singles tennis player to qualify for the state tournament since 2004.
Megan Adamo is the first Upper St. Clair High School singles tennis player to qualify for the PIAA tournament since 2004. Adamo made it to the WPIAL championship match last week, losing to Callie Frey of Mt. Lebanon in the finals, 6-2, 6-0. Despite the loss, Adamo is anxious to compete in Hershey, PA. "It's really exciting," she said. Adamo thinks "the senior effect" may have helped her after playing on the high school team for four years. "I have nothing to lose (this year). I'm much more relaxed," she said. A summer of hard training, an easier senior class schedule and more sleep has also contributed to Adamo's success. Many tennis players dread playing competitors with Adamo's style of play. She's a "backboard." "I don't hit many …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Emma Hasco scores a hat-trick in her first varsity game as the Panthers beat Mt. Lebanon.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
The defending WPIAL champion Lady Panther soccer team kicked off its 2012 season with a 5-2 win over neighboring rival Mount Lebanon. Playing in the South Hills Classic at the Century Field in South Park, the team weathered the hottest part of a very muggy day. After giving up an early goal to the opportunistic Blue Devils, the team regrouped to score the next four goals. The first goal was set up by a string of passes, initiated by senior Carley Bogan, and the ball then was crossed by junior Olivia Belack and placed in the back of the net by freshman Emma Hasco. The first half ended 2-1 after Bogan scored on a nicely struck ball. After the break, the midfield won many of the 50-50 opportunities to help the offense generate three more …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The girls' team made it to the WPIAL quarterfinals in 2011.
A playoff defeat always is tough to take, as the Upper St. Clair High School girls’ tennis team experienced last year. But one bright spot in the Panthers’ loss to Peters Township in the WPIAL Class AAA team semifinals: redemption for Megan Adamo. USC’s No. 1 singles player scored a victory over Peters counterpart Stephanie Smith, turning the tables on the result when the two players met in the WPIAL singles quarterfinals. Adamo returns in 2012 for her fourth season as a starter for Upper St. Clair. Head coach Ryan Taucher looks for more success from the senior, whom he has been coaching since she was 8. “She works hard both on the court and academically,” he said. “She’s a good team leader with good work ethic and kind of sets the tone …